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Posts by arthurthornton

TouchPad virtual keyboard gets colorful makeover
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by arthurthornton
Jun 18, 2012
Something that webOS homebrew users have known, loved, and used since soon after the Pre's launch in 2009, is the ability to theme the OS to your heart's content. This capability continued...
HP looking to hire more webOS team members
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by arthurthornton
May 08, 2012
HP is looking for several new webOS team members ranging from software engineers to visual designers to user experience experts according to job listings on HP's Taleo job site. While we are...
HP updates webOS Developer Center, adds reporting graphs and app privacy policie
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by arthurthornton
May 07, 2012
HP updated the webOS Developer Center today to add in sales reporting graphs, a move presumably brought on or sped up by the planned shuttering of Metrix last month, as well as adding more...
Jason Robitaille to join Enyo team for summer internship
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by arthurthornton
May 05, 2012
Homebrew extraordinaire Jason Robitaille, the creator of webOS Quick Install, Comic Shelf (and its big sibling, Comic Shelf HD), Internalz, Internalz Pro, and many other apps, dozens of patches, and...
App Review: MeOrg! for SpringPad
REVIEW
by arthurthornton
Apr 26, 2012
Ever since the TouchPad was released people have been looking for a solution to their Evernote woes, what with the fact that Evernote never created an app for the TouchPad and more recently that the...
Open webOS build scripts sneak out onto GitHub
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by arthurthornton
Apr 25, 2012
Build scripts for the desktop version of Open webOS have managed to sneak out onto the Github code repository belonging to webOS Engineering team member Anupam Kaul. Before you get too excited,...
HP looking to hire an Enyo engineering intern
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by arthurthornton
Apr 25, 2012
HP posted a job listing on LinkedIn earlier this month for an Enyo team engineering intern, asking for a university student who has finished their third year and is close to graduation. In the job...
Developer of Universe Web Browser returns to active webOS development
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by arthurthornton
Apr 24, 2012
One of our favorite developers, Donald Kirker, has announced via his company blog that he plans to return to active development of his prize application, one of our favorite (and admittedly one of...
PSA: Metrix Analytics Suite Going Dark on April 25th, Goes Open Source
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by arthurthornton
Apr 22, 2012
Developers, if you gather information about your install base for your apps you've likely run across Metrix, a project between Syntactix, one of our favorite developers, and webOSroundup....
App Review: Zap Photoshare
REVIEW
by arthurthornton
Apr 10, 2012
webOS as it stands today is lacking in many areas. Some are important, others not so, though that's really a judgement call for each user, though that's a judgement call that needs to be...
Novacom hacked to work over Wi-Fi, wireless app installs on the horizon
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by arthurthornton
Apr 02, 2012
As a mobile app developer, I can definitely say one of the least pleasant things about webOS development is that to deploy applications you are required to plug in your webOS device to your computer...
WP Central
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by arthurthornton
Mar 25, 2012
Editor's Note: Another new writer? It is so! If you've spent any time around the webOS community at large you've probably run into Arthur Thornton. He's been developing and blogging...
APP
by arthurthornton
Dec 16, 2010
This app is meant solely for usage by webOS developers (or any web developer) that intend to add HTML5 Canvas-based graphs to their app or site. The app includes the free, open source graph library...
APP
by arthurthornton
Dec 16, 2010
Gamer Friends for PSN allows you to *enter some or all of your friends PSN IDs into the app or *enter your PSN credentials to get your PSN friends list so you can see what games they have played, as...
APP
by arthurthornton
Jul 14, 2010
The point of the app is very simple: Display a clock on screen (while the screen is always on). This is great for use at night when you want to see what time it is without having to have an alarm...